New senator profile: Jim Smith

December 31st, 2010

By Perry Stoner

Lincoln, NE – There will be six new senators when the Nebraska Legislature reconvenes January 5. Two are from the greater Omaha metro area: Democrat Burke Harr and Republican Jim Smith of Papillion.

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Cyber-bullying: A tech-age problem

December 30th, 2010

By Mike Tobias

Experts say there’s a new kind of bully: one that attacks teens through Facebook pages, text messages and other technologies.

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New senator profile: Burke Harr

December 30th, 2010

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – There will be six new senators when the Nebraska Legislature reconvenes January 5. Two are from the greater Omaha metro area, the first in this profile series is Democrat Burke Harr of Omaha.

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Judiciary pursues reform with budget cuts

December 28th, 2010

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Ten percent budget cuts. That’s what every committee in the Nebraska Legislature was required to come up with, to help the state plug an almost $1 billion budget shortfall next year.

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Omaha’s Kwanzaa kicks off with somber message

December 27th, 2010

By Angel Martin

Omaha, NE – Many African Americans across America are celebrating Kwanzaa this month. Locally, the Malcolm X Memorial Foundation kicked off their Kwanzaa celebration Dec. 27, but this year, the group presented a less celebratory program.

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Republican River conservation plan sparks controversy

December 25th, 2010

By Fred Knapp

Lincoln, NE – Residents of south central Nebraska are being asked to consider a new plan for saving Republican River water.

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